Unit Goals: Extreme Weather

As a result of this unit, I will

Unit Learning Goal 1: Science

I will . . . Understand key extreme weather terms, including:

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Crust, mantle, dormant volcano, ring of fire, seismograph, Fault, Elastic rebound, Seismic waves, Body waves, Surface waves, Focus, Epicentre, Compressional stress, Tensional stress, Shear stress, Foreshocks, Aftershocks,  Continental lithosphere, Asthenosphere, Plate boundary, Mantle convection, Ridge path, Plate subduction, Subducting, Slab pull, Mid-ocean ridges, Divergent plate boundary, Mid-Atlantic Ridge, Convergent plate boundary, Transform plate boundary, Seismology, Limnology,  soil erosion, silt, wind erosion, bank erosion, sheet erosion., rill and gully erosion, strip farming, terraces

Unit Learning Goal 2: Science

 I will understand how sudden geological changes or extreme weather conditions can affect Earth’s surface.

Unit Learning Goal 3: Science

 I will understand how scientific understandings, discoveries and inventions are used to solve problems that directly affect peoples’ lives.

Unit Learning Goal 4: Science

 I will understand how scientific knowledge is used to inform personal and community decisions.

Unit Learning Goal 5: Reading and viewing

I will understand how navigate and read texts for specific purposes applying appropriate text processing strategies, for example predicting and confirming, monitoring meaning, skimming and scanning.

Unit Learning Goal 6: Writing

I will understand how to plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts, choosing and experimenting with text structures, language features, images and digital resources appropriate to purpose and audience.

Personal Learning Goals: During this unit, I will . . .

Keep myself calm and not panic. Project my voice, also have a steady voice. Look at everyone in the room.



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